Mr. Darcy's Diary
Monday 9th September "I left London today and met Bingley at Netherfield Park. I had forgotten what good company he is; always ready to be pleased and always cheerful. After my difficult summer, it is good to be with him again. ..." The only place Darcy could share his innermost feelings was in... show more
Monday 9th September "I left London today and met Bingley at Netherfield Park. I had forgotten what good company he is; always ready to be pleased and always cheerful. After my difficult summer, it is good to be with him again. ..." The only place Darcy could share his innermost feelings was in the private pages of his diary... Torn between his sense of duty to his family name and his growing passion for Elizabeth Bennet, all he can do is struggle not to fall in love. Mr. Darcy's Diary presents the story of the unlikely courtship of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy from Darcy's point of view. This graceful imagining and sequel to Pride and Prejudice explains Darcy's moodiness and the difficulties of his reluctant relationship as he struggles to avoid falling in love with Miss Bennet. Though seemingly stiff and stubborn at times, Darcy's words prove him also to be quite devoted and endearing - qualities that eventually win over Miss Bennet's heart. This continuation of a classic romantic novel is charming and elegant, much like Darcy himself. Pride and Prejudice has inspired a large number of modern day sequels, the most successful of which focus on the rich, proud Mr. Darcy. What readers and reviewers are saying about Mr. Darcy's Diary: "A delicious treat for all Austen addicts." "Amanda Grange knows her subject...I ended up reading the entire book in one sitting." "Brilliant, you could almost hear Darcy's voice...I was so sad when it came to an end. I loved the visions she gave us of their married life." "Amanda Grange has perfectly captured all of Jane Austen's clever wit and social observations to make Mr. Darcy's Diary a must read for any fan." "Absolutely fascinating. Amanda Grange seems to have really got under Darcy's skin and retells the story, in diary form, with great feeling and sensitivity." - Historical Novel Society "Written with charm, elegance and style, Amanda Grange's excellent retelling of Pride and Prejudice, Mr. Darcy's Diary, will make you fall in love with Fitzwilliam Darcy once again!" - Single Titles "Mr. Darcy's Diary is an enjoyable journey into the mind of one of the most popular characters in literary history...a gift to a new generation of Darcy fans and a treat for existing fans as well." - Austenblog
Publish date: April 4th 2007
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Series: Jane Austen Heroes (#1)
Siempre me cuesta leer algo relacionado sobre una de mis novelas favoritas y su genial autora. Ella supo manejar una historia que no sólo se centra en lo romántico, agrega otros aspectos relevantes como la vida de una mujer en la sociedad inglesa del siglo XVIII, relaciones familiares, el prejuicio ...
I really quite enjoyed this. It was a good view to it all, as I had no idea Darcy liked her from that early on. Some nights I found it required too much effort to read Pride & Prejudice, yet this can be read no matter how tired you are at the end of the day.
Well, well. This isn't as easy as it looks, because I actually enjoyed this book and read it in one sitting while constantly reminding myself that it really wasn't great writing at all. And it really isn't great writing in any circumspect; but great entertainment? Perhaps.When you're an Austen-addic...
pride and prejudice is one of my favorite books so one can understand any skepticism I had for a rewriting in a different point of view but I found myself really enjoying this book and so I bestow upon it five stars!
*3 Stars**The Gush* Perhaps this stands out to me because this is one of the first P&P rewrites I read but I quite like this book. The chance to see the events of the novel from the closed mouth Mr. Darcy's POV is something no fan can truthfully say they haven't wished for. While I'm not a huge fan ...